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Domestic Violence Experts To Serve As Advisers To NFL

NEW YORK — Three experts in domestic violence will serve as senior advisers to the NFL. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will “help lead and shape the NFL’s policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault.” Friel was the head of the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit in the New York...
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Report: Ray Rice to appeal indefinite suspension

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing multiple league sources, reports that Ray Rice will appeal his indefinite suspension on Monday. Florio adds that the appeal will be handled by the NFL Player Association and an outside lawyer, who will be retained by Rice. Interestingly enough, Roger Goodell would handle this appeal given that Rice’s suspension falls under the personal...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Report: Ray Rice will appeal his indefinite suspension on Monday

According to, on Monday former Ravens running back Ray Rice will appeal the indefinite suspension that the NFL handed him last week after video came out that showed Rice knocking out his wife in an elevator at a New Jersey casino. According to multiple league sources, Rice will appeal the indefinite suspension on Monday. The appeal will be handled by the NFLPA...
Via Pro Football Zone
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WATCH: Hannah Storm's passionate take on the NFL

ESPN anchor Hannah Storm gave an emotional signoff on “SportsCenter,” as she questioned the NFL’s handling of the Ray Rice crisis and it’s stand on domestic violence.  “If the NFL and the Ravens had to see that video to be moved to significant action, should those who support the league demand the same?” Storm asked. “To see action? To see change before believing...
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“The Voice of the 49ers” Suspended For Nasty Comments About Ray Rice’s Wife

Ted Robinson is the radio play-by-play announcer for the San Francisco 49ers, he’s been doing it since 2009. In wake of the latest stories regarding Ray Rice and his wife, Robinson went on a bay area radio station to voice his opinion on the matter. While calling Janay Rice pathetic multiple times, Robinson also suggested that Ray Rice was probably drunk/high when he pimped slapped...
Via Sports Mockery
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Ray Rice Makes First Public Appearance Since NFL Suspension (Photos)

Ray Rice hasn’t been out and about since being suspended indefinitely from the NFL following the release of video of the former Baltimore Ravens running back punching his then-fiancée in an Atlantic City, N.J., elevator. But he and his wife made their first public appearance Saturday in New Rochelle, N.Y., to watch Rice’s former high school football team play. Ray Rice with...
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Chris Brown Offers Ray Rice Advice

Singer Chris Brown has had his own experience with domestic violence. Seeing it as a child growing up, and then that fateful night in February of 2009 when he had an altercation with then-girlfriend, Rihanna. CB had some advice for estranged NFL running back Ray Rice, “it’s all about the choices you make.” “I think it’s all about the choices you make,” Brown told MTV...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
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Did prosecutors give Ray Rice preferential treatment?

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice — who is seen on a TMZ video knocking out his fiancée and now wife, Janay Palmer, in an Atlantic City, N.J., casino elevator last February — was granted enrollment in a pretrial intervention program that was used in less than one percent of all domestic violence cases, according to 2010-2013 New Jersey Judiciary data obtained by ESPN.  
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WATCH: Fans show off Ray Rice jerseys before Steelers game

Prior to the matchup against the Steelers, plenty of Ray Rice fans showed off their support for the suspended player by wearing his jersey.
Via Gamedayr
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Family Turns Young Daughter’s Ray Rice Jersey Into Positive Message (Photo)

When former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was suspended by the NFL for knocking out his then-fiancée in a casino elevator, the Bartlett family of Ellicott City, Md., had a dilemma on their hands. Their children, 9-year-old Bryson and 6-year-old Brynn, owned Rice jerseys, and the parents didn’t know what they should do with them. Then, father Bryan Bartlett had an idea...
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